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Old 10-12-2009, 07:30 AM   #1
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Default Losi 8 2.0 front camber link problems

I've been having problems with my camber end links on my losi 8 2.0. When I crash (doesn't have to be bad) or just catch a rut my left front outter camber link either pushes in or out and screws up my set-up. I was told that some of the factory driver are useing the lundsford links. I looked for them and the only ones that I found were the 5mm ones but the stock ones are 4mm. Do I have to switch to the 5mm ends or is there a different set up. Thanks
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Ive heard you can replace the 2.0 ends with some Kyosho rod ends and fix the problem.

My friends car had this problem this weekend and since he didnt have Kyosho ends we replaced his camber links with the 1.0 balls, ends, and rods.
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It's not the ends.

It's the camber links themselves not having deep enough threads and they are just stripping out the plastic.

Get some new ones from Losi as they were known to have a bad run of links, or just buy the Lunsford set and be done with it.
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Old 10-12-2009, 11:42 AM   #4
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just replace the plactic and make sure they are even on both sides........ I replace about 4 race days or so jsut to keep fresh...


Just in case here are the Lundfords one:

http://www.lunsfordracing.com/mm5/me...Code=CARS-L820 68

http://www.losipartshouse.com/servle...it-cln-/Detail 50
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You can get them cheaper off of LosiPartsHouse.

I haven't replace ends at all and they are the original from my Roller I bought 6 months back. Just replaced the stock links and not one issue since.
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I just got the lunsford set. I just don't want to have to worry about it anymore. Thanks everyone for the quick replies.
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I had that problem with the rear links so I took the pro guys advice and ordered the lunsford links yesterday. I hate dnf's due to faulty equipment. If I crash hard and ge car breaks then ok but going around a sweeper hard and the rear wheel ends up flat on it's face because the link pulled out well that sucks. I ran the lunsford links on the 1.0 and never had any problems.
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Same problem here! Went to Lundford and have had zero issues sence.
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i myself went with 1.0 hardware to fix the issue.

you would think they would fix the problem,[running change]
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i myself went with 1.0 hardware to fix the issue.

you would think they would fix the problem,[running change]


there's no need...it was a bad batch of links.....some do it some done....imo the 1.0's have their own down side...bring alum balls they wear a lot faster then the 2.0 steel balls do and they weight more overall.
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Any time you can add titanium to your RC its not a bad thing. There are overkill items like a $200+ titanium screw set but camber links are ok in my book. I didnt notice much difference from the stock inner hinge pins to the lunsford hinge pins. I dont like the lunsford outer hinge pins on the truggy they bend.
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I stuck the ones from my 1.0 back on. But I'm gonna take the 2.0 rod ends, and the 1.0 links and ream the ends out some, and use the 2.0 links. The rod ends will bust before pushing into itself. One of the local pro-guys recomended this to me.

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lots of drivers here in brazil, use 1.0 link on 2.0 buggy...

i alredy bought my 1.0 links
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